Newcastle upon Tyne
Health and Social Care Officer
THIS IS A CATEGORY "E" POST.
Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise
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£21,575 - £22,777 per annum, pro rata
1 Post working 35 hours per week. Annual Salary £20,409 - £21,546
We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated, hardworking and flexible individual to join our expanding team as Health and Social Care Officers. We provide a specialist respite and crisis service that supports adults with learning disabilities with additional complex support needs within a building base. The service enables families to have a short break while we support their family member within the service. Health & Social Care Officers play a vital role within the team
This post does not require specific experience or professional qualifications. What they really need is your caring approach, your patience, and your commitment to making a real difference to people’s lives.
Maintaining the dignity of people must always be a priority and successful applicants must be able to deliver care and support with sensitivity.
You will use learn to use person centred approaches to ensure that the needs and aspirations of the individuals we support are met and support people to express themselves, make choices and utilise their own unique forms of communication/expression
Maintaining the dignity of people must always be a priority and you need to be able to deliver personal care and assistance with meals with great sensitivity.
Regular supervision, training, generous annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays with the ability to buy additional leave. Access to health assured, mindfulness sessions and other wellbeing initiatives. Access to a generous, defined pension scheme. Access to a number of schemes such as vehicle leasing, bike to work, home electronics and annual travel pass.
This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.
As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.
You must be available to work a three-week rota pattern which includes working two weekends out of three. There are enhanced payments for working unsocial hours
Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.
1 June 2023
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